Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Coronavirus alert : Pupils self-isolate on return from Italian school trip

Around 60 pupils and seven members of staff from Litcham School have recently returned from Sestriere, which is not an area now in lockdown but in a region affected by the outbreak. If this is the case more information about self-isolation will be pr...

Thailand eyes travel bubble with NZ Thailand eyes travel bubble with NZ

Now, in an attempt to revive the economy, the country is looking at establishing travel bubbles with countries with low rates of coronavirus, including China, South Korea, Vietnam, Australia and New Zealand. Some businesses such as bars will remain c...

U.S. revokes emergency use of malaria drugs vs. coronavirus U.S. revokes emergency use of malaria drugs vs. coronavirus

Trump irresponsibly touted the value of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, and later professed to be taking the medicine himself as a precaution he wrongly believed would stave off infection. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the FDA releasing m...

Face Masks Recommended, But No Longer Required in Orange County, California

Residents must wear face shields in public whenever they can not keep six feet of physical distance. While specifics are still unfolding, the wearing masks outside when social distancing is possible, will no longer be mandatory. "I want to keep tha...

Study finds mask-wearing prevented tens of thousands of infections Study finds mask-wearing prevented tens of thousands of infections

In contrast, mitigation measures were implemented at different times in Italy and NY. In the study , the researchers analysed the growing trend in the number of patients, and mitigation measures enforced in Wuhan, Italy, and New York City from J...

Coronavirus: 5 deaths and 46 new cases confirmed in Ireland Coronavirus: 5 deaths and 46 new cases confirmed in Ireland

London, the Midlands, the North West and the South East are at 0.8 - 1. The R is the number of people that one infected person will pass the virus on to, on average. In the LENOWISCO district, according to Sunday's online data, 2,934 of the distric...

Regeneron starts human trials for coronavirus antibody drugs Regeneron starts human trials for coronavirus antibody drugs

Why it matters: The drug candidate is going to be tested as a way to both treat and prevent the infection. They selected the two most potent, non-competing and virus-neutralizing antibodies and have scaled them up for clinical use with the company's...

Ghost fitness! Open gym equipment moves on its own, leaves police baffled Ghost fitness! Open gym equipment moves on its own, leaves police baffled

Not able to discover a rational explanation behind the automatic movement of the shoulder press device, the Internet instantly attributed it to a "conditioning freak ghost". Currently, we are looking for the culprit and would also like to clarify tha...

CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman resigns after facing criticism over George Floyd comments CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman resigns after facing criticism over George Floyd comments

And it didn't hurt, it pissed me off. "I had the same reaction I would if someone painted "pedophile" on my front door". "I want to build CrossFit gyms that operate absolutely free of cost in blighted neighborhoods". The gym owners were upset after...

Coronavirus: AstraZeneca in vaccine talks with Japan, Russia, Brazil and China Coronavirus: AstraZeneca in vaccine talks with Japan, Russia, Brazil and China

Other companies, including USA biotech company Moderna and French pharmaceutical company Sanofi, are pursuing the creation of a coronavirus vaccine - which is the only possible way to return safely to "normal life" in the post-COVID-19 world.

Masks More Important Than Social Distancing & Lockdowns Masks More Important Than Social Distancing & Lockdowns

Scientists, including Mario J Molina - the recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry - assessed the transmission pathways of COVID-19 by analysing the trend and mitigation measures used in the three epicentres of the disease - Wuhan in China, N...

United States man survives COVID-19, gets a $1.1 million hospital bill United States man survives COVID-19, gets a $1.1 million hospital bill

Flor is recovering in his home in West Seattle, according to the report. Flor is facing hospital bills totaling 181 pages and $1.1 million in costs. The prices, however, are typically far higher in the US than in other wealthy countries, the Los A...

Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In South African Prisons

There have been 6,275 new coronavirus cases confirmed in the last 14 days. Alabama has not implemented a statewide requirement to wear face-coverings while in public, but public health officials, the governor and infectious diseases experts highly ...

Ontario education minister tested for coronavirus Ontario education minister tested for coronavirus

This approach will ensure the health and safety of residents, staff and visitors. Tests for Lecce and the premier have since come back negative. These residential care settings include homes serving people with developmental disabilities, shelters ...

MTV 'severs ties' with Geordie Shore star over Black Lives Matter comments MTV 'severs ties' with Geordie Shore star over Black Lives Matter comments

MTV's swift decision to cut ties with Dee gives us hope that the brand is finally moving beyond optical allyship and is committed to learning from their past controversies and eliminating racism within its own programming. "I suggest you wake ...

In asymptomatic patients, the virus could be silently damaging their bodies In asymptomatic patients, the virus could be silently damaging their bodies

The plans also include rolling out saliva tests , checking up to 25 samples at once in labs using a method already adopted in Germany and China, and introducing finger-prick antibody tests for use at home. The new test method was found to detect Sar...

COVID-19 in Sask: 1 new case in far north reported Saturday COVID-19 in Sask: 1 new case in far north reported Saturday

Two people are now in hospital, with one in inpatient care in the North and one in intensive care in Saskatoon. As of June 11, 2020 when other provincial and national numbers are available from PHAC, Saskatchewan's per capita rate was 41,639 people...

Italy, Germany, France and Netherlands sign contract with Astrazeneca for COVID vaccine Italy, Germany, France and Netherlands sign contract with Astrazeneca for COVID vaccine

Deliveries will start by the end of 2020. AstraZeneca plans to begin delivering the vaccine to European countries by the end of this year under the agreement with the Inclusive Vaccine Alliance, formed this month by France, Germany, Italy and the N...

More coronavirus cases expected as states reopen — CDC More coronavirus cases expected as states reopen — CDC

The state recorded its third day in a row of record high hospitalizations, with more than 2,100 people hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Friday, according to a Washington Post report . "The guidelines is really for any type of gathering whether it's...

New Virus-Related Deaths, 222 New Coronavirus Cases Across Oklahoma, OSDH Reports New Virus-Related Deaths, 222 New Coronavirus Cases Across Oklahoma, OSDH Reports

Cases continue to rise. Friday marked the first day that gyms, fitness facilities, museums, swimming pools and hotels for leisure travel were permitted to reopen , and music, film and television production was allowed to resume. Of the new cases r...

Coronavirus: AstraZeneca signs deal to make vaccine for Europe Coronavirus: AstraZeneca signs deal to make vaccine for Europe

The British regulator the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has approved the start of Phase III trials of the vaccine after studies showed sufficient efficacy and safety, Chief Executive Pascal Soriot said on a call with repo...

Was This Lung Removed from a COVID-19 Patient? Was This Lung Removed from a COVID-19 Patient?

It's the first time a lung transplant has been carried out on a patient recovering from Covid-19, but the doctors say it was the only option left on the table. The United Network for Organ Sharing, a nonprofit that coordinates transplantation in th...

NHS 'unable to trace contacts of 33% of people with virus' NHS 'unable to trace contacts of 33% of people with virus'

Some 5,407 out of 8,117 people who tested positive for Covid-19 between May 28 and June 3 provided details of recent contacts, data from the NHS Test and Trace programme show. This includes people whose cases are now being managed as part of active o...

NY Gov. Cuomo Links Municipal Funding to Police Reforms to Fight Racism NY Gov. Cuomo Links Municipal Funding to Police Reforms to Fight Racism

Cuomo lamented that Garner's death in 2014, and pleas of "I can't breathe" to police, was so closely echoed in George Floyd's killing five years later. The state will not tell jurisdictions what to do, but will require them to go through the proces...

People With Type O Blood Less Likely to Test Positive for Coronavirus People With Type O Blood Less Likely to Test Positive for Coronavirus

The results showed 3.9 percent were blood type A, 4 percent were B, and 4.1 percent were AB. Additionally, those who had the blood type, and had been exposed, were up to 26 percent less likely to contract coronavirus . "Ultimately, we hope to publ...

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